Sharding, and all that

Richard Huxton dev at
Thu Dec 18 12:52:37 GMT 2008

Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> 2008/12/18 Martin A. Brooks <martin at>:
>> Mark Fowler wrote:
>>> "consider (better) sharding our MySQL database."
>> Is that when you throw it against the wall really, really, hard?
> Or make the DBAs roll naked in a bathtub of broken glass until they
> sort the performance problems out.

You're already making them admin MySQL - rolling in broken glass is what
they do to relax.

  Richard Huxton
  Archonet Ltd

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